United Airlines Buys Big Into Biofuels


Could the move help clean up a notoriously dirty industry?

Gulf Oil Wells Have Been Leaking Since 2004 Hurricane

NASA Goddard Photo and Video/Flickr

Why isn’t anything being done about it?

Methane Leaks Could Negate Climate Benefits of US Natural Gas Boom: Report


Reduction in carbon emissions triggered by America’s shift from coal to gas is being offset by a sharp rise in methane.

The Arctic Ice “Death Spiral”


Despite what deniers claim, the volume of ice is going down, down, down.

Would Hillary and Norgay Recognize Mount Everest?


After an embarrassing mistake, climate scientists get solid, scary information about melting Himalayan glaciers.


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